Norse Myth. the home of the gods and slain heroes
Origin of AsgardOld Norse ?sgarthr ; from ?ss, god (see Aesir) + garthr, yard
The heavenly residence of the gods and slain heroes of war.
Origin of AsgardOld Norse &Amacron;sgardhr : ass, god; see ansu- in Indo-European roots + gardhr, enclosure; see gher-1 in Indo-European roots.
- (Norse mythology and Heathenry) The realm of the Æsir gods.
From the Old Norse Ásgarðr.